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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2020/177 of 11 February 2020 amending Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 68/193/EEC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC, Commission Directives 93/49/EEC and 93/61/EEC and Implementing Directives 2014/21/EU and 2014/98/EU as regards pests of plants on seeds and other plant reproductive material (Text with EEA relevance)

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15. Vaccinium L.

(a) Pre-basic category
Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested five years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of five years concerning the presence of RNQPs listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of RNQPs listed in Annex I.

(b) Basic category
Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of RNQPs listed in Annexes I and II.

Requirements with regard to the production site, place of production or area
(i)

Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Smith & Townsend) Conn

  • no symptoms of Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Smith & Townsend) Conn are observed at the production site over the last complete growing season.

(ii)

Diaporthe vaccinii Shear

  • propagating material and fruit plants of the basic category shall be produced in areas known to be free from Diaporthe vaccinii Shear; or

  • no symptoms of Diaporthe vaccinii Shear are observed at the production site over the last complete growing season;

(iii)

Exobasidium vaccinii (Fuckel) Woronin and Godronia cassandrae (anamorph Topospora myrtilli) Peck

  • the percentage of propagating material and fruit plants of the basic category in the production site over the last complete growing season, showing symptoms of each of the following RNQPs shall not exceed:

    • 0,1 % in the case of Godronia cassandrae (anamorph Topospora myrtilli) Peck;

    • 0,5 % in the case of Exobasidium vaccinii (Fuckel) Woronin; and that propagating material and those fruit plants, and any surrounding host plants have been rogued out and destroyed.

(c) Certified and CAC categories
Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of RNQPs listed in Annexes I and II.

(d) Certified category
Requirements with regard to the production site, place of production or area
(i)

Diaporthe vaccinii Shear

  • propagating material and fruit plants of the certified category shall be produced in areas known to be free from Diaporthe vaccinii Shear; or

  • no symptoms of Diaporthe vaccinii Shear are observed at the production site over the last complete growing season.

(ii)

Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Smith & Townsend) Conn, Exobasidium vaccinii (Fuckel) Woronin and Godronia cassandrae (anamorph Topospora myrtilli) Peck

  • the percentage of propagating material and fruit plants of the certified category in the production site over the last complete growing season, showing symptoms of each of the following RNQPs shall not exceed:

    • 0,5 % in the case of:

      • Agrobacterium tumefaciens (Smith & Townsend) Conn;

      • Godronia cassandrae (anamorph Topospora myrtilli) Peck;

    • 1 % in the case of Exobasidium vaccinii (Fuckel) Woronin; and that propagating material and those fruit plants, and any surrounding host plants have been rogued out and destroyed.

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